From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.
Fiery flapjacks from a West Virginia reader came out on top in our chile pepper-themed contest.
Get to know the popular varieties of hot peppers--poblano, cayenne, jalapeno -- and starting adding them to your food for flavor without the fat.
Inspired by the Food Network Star competition, the chefs in Food Network Kitchen break down the heat levels in some of the most-popular chile peppers.